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14 Days South India Temple Tour
Destination: Chennai - Kanchipuram - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry -Tanjore -Trichy - Madurai - Periyar- Kumarakom - Cochin- Ooty- Mysore -Bangalore - Chennai
Duration: 13 Nights - 14 Days
After arriving at the International airport, “Alluring India Destination Pvt. Ltd.” representative will meet you and escort you to the hotel. A welcome party will be organized and our tour guide will discuss the plan with you. Rest at hotel and enjoy the lunch.
In the evening stroll around Chennai city. South and central Chennai are the best place to roam around. We will take you Alsa Mall and Fountain Plaza in Egmore and Spencer's Plaza on Mount Road where you can find different clothes and other accessories. It is a best place to buy comfortable cotton fabric, which is appropriate for blistering climate. Return back and overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast you'll be guided to different places of interest. Chennai is known as a Gateway of South has a culture and lifestyle, which are absolutely different from rest of India. First we will visit kalakshetra, the pioneering institute of classical music, dance and art. It is delighting to watch students practicing eloquent movements. The School is set in a vast 99acre campus, where classical music and dance are taught according to traditional methods by which a guru imparts knowledge to a small group of students. Stroll into the Basilica of St Thomas in Mylapore, with its beautiful stained glasses depicting the story of 'Doubting Thomas'. It is the place to catch up with the beginning of Christianity. From there we will take you to Kapaleeswar temple. This finely crafted temple is worth a see. We will take a walk on the roads around temple. It is a unique encounter with commerce, religion, food and tradition. After having some south Indian cuisines, we will rush at Fort St. George, which emanates resounds with echoes of old wars and sieges. If you are a bookworm you can crawl along Nungambakkam high road and Anna Salai. Return back to hotel and overnight stay.
After breakfast, we will drive you to Mysore, the imperial city of palaces. It has rich heritage, magnificent palaces, beautifully laid-out gardens, and sacred temples. Around the year, tourists are pouring in this city, famous for exotic sandalwood and silk. After check you in the hotel, we will take you to Mysore palace, the Golden Royal Elephant Throne, the Durbar Hall, the Kalyana Mantap and the Gallery are the main attractions here. A row of souvenir shops leads to the Residential Museum, which houses musical instruments, Tanjore and Mysore paintings and an array of personal effects belonging to the Maharaja’s family. From there we will take you to famous landmark, Chamundi Hill, it is 335 meters high, the hill can be reached by a 13 km road or by climbing up the 1000 steps.
After having lunch, we will take you to Brindavan garden, which is known as one of the best garden in whole south India. Evening you will witness beautiful dancing fountain. It is a good place to sit around and watch diverse crowd. Evening we will take you to some shopping destination. Mysore is famous for its sandalwood products and handicrafts. Also you will find some ethnic product like stone carving and traditional paintings. Return to hotel and overnight stay.